Daily Current Affairs Update – 8th September 2016


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National – Across the India:


1. Dharmendra Pradhan launches ‘Gas4India‘ campaign to boost natural gas use.



2. DigiLocker Launched to Digitally Store Vehicle Documents.



3. 1st phase of ESIC’s pilot project of telemedicine services inaugurated.


Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment inaugurated the first phase of Tele-medicine services of ESIC for providing specialist medical services at a distance to insured workers.


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International – Across the Globe:


1. UN Charter translated into Sanskrit.


The UN Charter, the seminal treaty of the United Nations, has now been translated into Sanskrit.


2. India Kazakhstan Joint Exercise “PRABAL DOSTYK-16”.


India, Kazakhstan joint bilateral military exercise PRABAL DOSTYK-16 began in Karaganda region of Kazakhstan.


Awards & Recognition:


1. Honorary doctorate for Mary Kom.


Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the proposal to confer an honorary doctorate on Olympic medalist Mary Kom by the North Eastern Hill University.


Appointments & Resignations:


1. Ex IAS officer J Satyanarayana appointed part-time UIDAI chief.


Former IAS officer J Satyanarayana was on September 6 appointed as part-time chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).


Economics & Banking GK:


1. World Bank, BRICS Bank, AIIB to fund Amrut Mission.


World Bank, BRICS Bank, AIIB along with the other various banks will provide credit facility to AMRUT Mission, a mission to transform cities.


Memorandum of Understanding (MoU):


1. India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Greece.


India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Greece to allow the unlimited number of flights into each other’s countries and also has initiated the air service agreement for open skies.


Important Dates:


1. 8th September- International Literacy Day .


This year, the world is celebrating 50th International Literacy Day. The day was established in 1966 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).


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